Fisher Island Real Estate
Fisher Island, the Premier Destination for Luxury and Tranquility
There is the luxury of red carpets, dramatic entrances, and a cascade of flashbulbs, and there is the luxury of Fisher Island: tranquil, exclusive, and uncompromising. Fisher Island, accessible only by private ferry or yacht, provides an aquamarine buffer between residents and the bustling life of Collins Avenue and Ocean Drive. It is one of the world’s best jet-set destinations, located just off the tip of South Beach.
The privacy yet convenience of the island provides residents with escape and access. The island’s ferry goes to and from the MacArthur Causeway, which runs east–west and links South Beach to the mainland, every fifteen minutes. From there, commuters are just minutes from downtown Miami, midtown, or Miami International Airport.
Fisher Island history dates to 1920s, when William and Rosamund Vanderbilt, among the era’s leading practitioners of exclusive and luxurious living, decided to construct a winter estate on the island. The result was a 216-acre resort that has since been converted into an exceptional club and hotel, as well as private residences, villas, and condominiums, all of the highest order. The island’s location ensures that every resident enjoys stunning views of the water and all the amenities appropriate for a reimagined Vanderbilt estate.
Much of the redevelopment of Fisher Island took place in the 1980s. Construction and reconstruction quickly established the area as a premier destination. In particular, the aforementioned balance of seclusion from and proximity to the downtown Miami area was a strong draw for some of the world’s economic elite and most prominent citizens. Architecturally, the focus retains classic elements of South Florida design mixed with timeless Mediterranean styles.
Nearly immune to drops in the housing market that periodically plague most localities, Fisher Island residences, due in part to their geographically limited selection, continue to command significant interest. Condé Nast recently recognized Fisher Island as one of the top five resorts anywhere in the Americas, Caribbean, Atlantic, or Pacific regions. A $60 million restoration of Fisher Island has further solidified its status.
Most amenities are located on the island. These include recreational features like private beaches, deep-water marinas, a championship nine-hole golf course, tennis courts, and spas, as well as practical offerings such as twenty-four-hour security and a K–8 school. Both casual and fine dining establishments allow residents to enjoy a night out without leaving the island. To experience luxury and tranquility at Fisher, Saggio Realty Inc, can help you.